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On Fix-It Chick: How to get rid of voles


bearded_gnome 4 years, 10 months ago

Step 3: Capture and relocate voles by placing live traps in runways or near burrows. Voles seldom stray from their runways, so place the traps accordingly and check them daily.

---"relocate?" okay, to where? a blue state?

bearded_gnome 4 years, 10 months ago

seriously, where do you relocate them to?

obviously they're vegetarians ...

Linda Cottin 4 years, 10 months ago

Voles can be relocated to any undeveloped outdoor area where they are less likely to do damage, preferably a half mile or more away from neighboring homes and gardens.

Frederic Gutknecht IV 4 years, 9 months ago

Along with house mice, they make great catfish and bass bait. I'm just saying...

Jock Navels 4 years, 9 months ago

relocate these varmints to vole heaven. use the anticoagulant (decon, among others) sparingly...it works it's way into the food chain, kills birds.

bearded_gnome 4 years, 9 months ago

relocate a half mile away? seems they're still out there.

I would think their feces are a common means for passing serious illnesses. seems better to kill them.

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